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Old 12-15-2006, 12:13 PM   #1
mmtonge
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How do I upgrade from Fedora 5 to 6


I plan to upgrade my RH Fedora core 5 to core 6 and I'm not sure how to do it of what to expect. Do I scrub core 5 and install 6 or is there an easy way to upgrade without loosing everything I've got so far? I'll be taking the Intro to Unix and Linux class next quarter at school. I hope that a lot of my questions will be answered there. MT
 
Old 12-15-2006, 01:11 PM   #2
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Backup data files
Download FC6 and burn to a CD
Boot from CD and install

You can also, have FC5 and 6 both on the same machine--just make another partition.
 
Old 12-16-2006, 01:58 PM   #3
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It's just that easy!

Thanks for the encouragement. I'm glad that the developers have made this a smooth process. I continue to be suprised and pleased by this OS. This looks like the beginning of a beautiful friendship with Linux. MT


























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